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The Life of an Animal rescuer

mini maltese senior dog dumped at age 12
Dulce dumped at age 12 because she was getting old

I am an animal rescuer.

Today, I didn't have room for your dog; I had to say no. You said you were moving and couldn't take him with. You couldn't wait till next week, so you dropped him in a parking lot. He was hit by a car.

I didn't have room for your puppies today, I had to say no. You don't want all those puppies, they have to go today. I spent hours trying to find help. When I finally do, I call you back, but it's too late, you "took care of it” and gave them away on social media.

The high-kill shelter emailed "the list" today. I didn't see it in time, I was busy trying to find help for the puppies. When I offer to save them, it's already too late.

I tried to save your dog today, but I was too late. The damage you did was too much to overcome. Your dog attacked someone today, and now he dies for your neglect.

You tagged me on a Facebook post today, someone giving their dog away for free. There were several rescues offering to take him, but you needed him gone today and couldn’t wait until morning. Instead he was given to a dog fighter.

You dropped off your dog today. After 13 years he pees on your carpet so he had to go. He had diabetes and cancer, but you wouldn’t know that since he hasn’t been to the vet since you met your new girlfriend. I held his paw while he drew his last breaths surrounded by strangers.

You called me today, your dog has been acting strangely for a couple of days and you can't afford the vet. Your dog was in labor and having serious complications but you didn't notice her out on her chain until it's too late. She is gone when I get there.

You hear about those the rescuers save, but all we can think about is those we lost.

We are so incredibly overwhelmed and outnumbered! For every one 'yes' we say, there are 50 more who get a 'no'😪 PLEASE spay/neuter, adopt, foster, donate!

~Author Unk

Dulce and her 5 siblings where all dumped at the 'tender age' of 12 till 15 because they were to old with to many costs !

I adopted her last year, all her teeth were pulled, her coat is now shining again, she is LOVED.


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Janet Daniel
Janet Daniel
Feb 04, 2023

Animal rescuers often work long hours, including evenings and weekends, to respond to emergencies and care for animals in need.

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